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Festival Multiplicade Hol
Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the Festival Multiplicidade presents HOL, an audiovisual project by conceptual artist Henrique Roscoe, live at Oi Futuro Flamengo.

This will be the first time in four years that Roscoe returns to the Festival Multiplicidade, currently in its tenth season.

Tonight, during a performance entitled, “synap.sys”, lasers will be synchronized with sounds to symbolize neurons and synapses in the brain. The performance deals with the concepts of memory and thought.

Well known for creating new tools, both software and hardware, for his projects, for “synap.sys,” Roscoe constructed a hybrid instrument with strings which sound and communicate with the computer to produce new sounds and images, creating a true audiovisual experience.

Similar to activity in the brain, the lights will connect and move around like one neuron flowing to another neuron across a synapse.


Festival Multiplicidade (Flamengo)
The Festival Multiplicidade continues its tenth season tonight with a special presentation of a performance entitled, “synap.sys” from the audiovisual project, HOL, by conceptual artist Henrique Roscoe. Tonight’s performance is entitled, “synap.sys” and should last approximately thirty minutes.
Oi Futuro Flamengo – 7PM
Rua Dois de Dezembro 63, Flamengo- Tel: (21) 3131-3060
Entrance: R$10-R$20


Veneno (Botafogo)
Casa da Matriz’s weekly Veneno events, filled with good music and beautiful people, have helped weekends start early in Rio for over ten years. Tonight is no exception as DJs Tulio and Beto Artista, jump start the party by spinning pop and rock anthems. Two for one promotions on caipirinha, caipivodka, Cuba Libre and Hi-Fi until 1AM.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$16-R$28

Old is Black (Gávea)
Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) hosts the Old is Black event again tonight with DJs Farinha, Bruno Vineli, Lulinha, and RV spinning the best of Motown, soul, bambatta, club bangers and trap.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: $R20-R$40

We Love Open Bar (Glória)
La Passion Club in Glória will host seven hours of partying tonight with this week’s edition of the We Love Open Bar event. DJs Ronaldo and Rodrigo Mattos will spin the best of house, hip-hop, and funk and the open bar will feature Antarctica beer, vodka, Hi-fi, Blue Hawaii, Malibu, Sex on the Beach, Cuba Libre, Lagoa Azul, water and sodas until 4AM.
La Passion Club – 10PM
Avenida Augusto Severo 200, Glória – Tel: (21) 2222-0667
Entrance: R$20-R$70

Estréia Paredão Do Negão (Lagoa)
Tonight Lagoa’s Praia Club hosts the Estréia Paredão Do Negão event, premiering a line of the well known speakers,Paredão Do Negão.
Praia Club – 11PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Thiago Mansur and Giovannetti(Lagoa)
DJs Thiago Mansur and Giovannetti will spin the best of house and EDM at the posh Lagoa venue Miroir tonight.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.

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Toninho Geraes and Inácio Rios (Lapa)
Singer Inácio Rios gets things started at 8:30PM at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema and singer and composer Toninho Geraes will follow at 10:30PM. Geraes has composed for artists including Martinho da Vila and Zeca Pagodinho and during his show tonight, he will perform their hits, as well as his own compositions. He will also reinterpret the works of Moacyr Luz, Paulinho da Viola, and Chico Buarque, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30PM and 10:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Forró and Salsa Leviano (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Leviano bar it’s time to dance. The group Mano a Mano will start things off with salsa and merengue on the first floor, while on the second floor the weekly Forró Leviano party will present Marcelo Mimoso and Trio Remelexo. Additionally DJ Angolano will spin salsa and DJ Léo Araripe will spin forró during the night.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$15-R$25

Samba da Arruda and Marcos Novatto & Pimenta de Garrafa (Centro)
Marcos Novatto & Pimenta de Garrafa will start things off tonight at Rio Scenarium at 8PM with their reinterpretations of the works of Noel Rosa, Chico Buarque and Jorge Benjor, among others. The group Samba da Arruda will follow at 10:30PM with the best of samba and MPB.
Rio Scenarium -8PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa, Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40

Na Panela Pra Dançar- Arranco de Varsóvia and Tania Malheiros (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Bar Semente beginning at 7PM, singer Tania Malheiros, accompanied by classical musicians, delivers the best of samba with songs including Donga e Mauro de Almeida’s “Pelo Telefone” and Nelson Sargento’s “Agoniza mas não morre.” Then beginning at 10PM, the band Arranco de Varsóvia will perform works from their fifth CD entitled, Na Panela Pra Dançar.
Bar Semente–7PM and 10PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 149, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5188/(21) 9781-2451
Entrance: R$20-R$40


Navar and Friends Band – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight it’s time for traditional Irish music complete with pipe and fiddle as Navar and Friends Band play live at Lapa Irish Pub. If you are up for quality imported beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, this is the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub – 8PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10

Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 provides a unique environment for drinking, eating and rocking out. The fun indoor decor creates a great vibe and this original rocker bar gets loud at night with live bands.
Saloon 79 – 7PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday-Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

The Clover (Copacabana)
Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including great imported beers in a great environment.
The Clover – 7PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: Free

Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
With live music and classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7:00PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM

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